Nothing can be known without Number. It underlies all experience and appearance, both quantitatively as counting, and qualitatively as relationship, function, and metaphysical principle. As such, it corresponds to a precise intellectual capacity, called “the intelligence of the heart,” which Pythagorean teaching strives to cultivate in its studies of geometry and harmony. This lecture introduces these principles. Author William Irwin Thompson is founder of the Lindisfarne Association.
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